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Packing Line Technician

Job Reference : SLO-TIL-02686
Location : Tilbury
Closing Date : 04/06/2018
Jobs Start Date :
Salary : circa £25,000
Department : Not Specified
Employer : Allied Mills
Hours Per week : 42.5 averaged over 5 weeks

As part of a small team you will work on a 5 week rotating roster to cover a 24/7 packing operation. The successful candidate will have previous experience working in the food packing industry and have gained experience setting up and running an automated packing line. Nice to have skills required to succeed in this position are

  • Self-motivated and contribute to departmental objectives as a member of the Packing Team.

  • Ability to work unsupervised and on own initiative while considering personal & food safety.

  • Interpret and apply written and verbal instructions effectively with good attention to detail.

  • Maintain a high standard for quality, health & safety, and housekeeping.

  • Participate in continual learning and take every opportunity to advance job knowledge.

  • Good IT/PC skills with email, spreadsheet and warehousing based software (SAP for example) experience.

  • Physically fit as some lifting of 25kg is required.

  • Flexible approach to working hours and work duties in line with efficient operation & company goals

  • Carry out routine maintenance and apply first fix to breakdown situations

  • Leadership qualities and take informed decisions when faced with non-routine situations.

  • Aptitude to learn new skills and apply logical thinking to new situations.

    A full driver’s licence is essential due to shift start times & public transport limitations. The position involves shunting articulated trailers. Previous experience is not essential as full training will be provided.

    While a FLT licence is required for this position, it is not essential that you hold a licence in order to apply. Previous packing skills are more important as full Fork Lift Truck Training will be provided.

  • Good level of written & spoken English and math is required.

  • Basic Food Hygiene desirable and full training will be given.

  • Good mechanical aptitude and hand tool skills.